[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 64 (Tuesday, April 5, 2005)]
[Pages 17268-17269]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E5-1518]



Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: 
Comment Request

AGENCY: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).

ACTION: Notice of pending NRC action to submit an information 
collection request to OMB and solicitation of public comment.


SUMMARY: The NRC is preparing a submittal to OMB for review of 
continued approval of information collections under the provisions of 
the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35).
    Information pertaining to the requirement to be submitted:
    1. The title of the information collection: 10 CFR Part 31, General 
Domestic Licenses for Byproduct Material.
    2. Current OMB approval number: 3150-0016.
    3. How often the collection is required: Reports are submitted as 
events occur. Registration certificates may be submitted at any time. 
Changes to the information on the registration certificate are 
submitted as they occur.
    4. Who is required or asked to report: Persons receiving, 
possessing, using, or transferring byproduct material in certain items.
    5. The estimated number of annual respondents: Approximately 6,600 
NRC general licensees and 26,400 Agreement State general licensees.
    6. The number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement 
or request: 15,118 (2,474 hours for NRC licensees [1,650 hours 
recordkeeping and 824 hours] and 12,644 hours for Agreement State 
licensees [6,600 hours recordkeeping and 6,044 hours reporting] or an 
average of 0.4 hours per response and .25 hours per recordkeeper).
    7. Abstract: 10 CFR Part 31 establishes general licenses for the 
possession and use of byproduct material in certain items and a general 
license for ownership of byproduct material. General licensees are 
required to keep records and submit reports identified in Part 31 in 
order for NRC to determine with reasonable assurance that devices are 
operated safely and without radiological hazard to users or the public.
    Submit, by June 6, 2005, comments that address the following 
    1. Is the proposed collection of information necessary for the NRC 
to properly perform its functions? Does the information have practical 
    2. Is the burden estimate accurate?
    3. Is there a way to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of 
the information to be collected?
    4. How can the burden of the information collection be minimized, 
including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of 
information technology?
    A copy of the draft supporting statement may be viewed free of 
charge at the NRC Public Document Room, One White Flint North, 11555 
Rockville Pike, Room O-1 F21, Rockville, MD 20852. OMB clearance 
requests are available at the NRC worldwide Web site: http://www.nrc.gov/public-involve/doc-comment/omb/index.html. The document 
will be available on the NRC home page site for 60 days after the 
signature date of this notice.
    Comments and questions about the information collection 
requirements may be directed to the NRC Clearance Officer, Brenda Jo. 
Shelton, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, T-5 F53, Washington, DC 
20555-0001, by telephone at 301-415-7233, or by Internet electronic 
mail to [email protected].

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 29th day of March 2005.

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    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
 Brenda Jo. Shelton,
NRC Clearance Officer, Office of Information Services.
[FR Doc. E5-1518 Filed 4-4-05; 8:45 am]